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Media Release
17 August 2017
Defence will invest in research into energetic materials and systems in a collaboration agreement announced by the Minister for Defence Industry, the Hon Christopher Pyne MP.
Media Release
16 August 2017
Minister for Defence Industry, the Hon Christopher Pyne MP has announced a new agreement with industry to explore innovative technologies for protecting ADF aircraft against missile threats.
A photo of soldiers running over rough terrrain.
News
4 August 2017

The Australian Army and DST are engaging human performance experts from around the country to enhance the performance of Australia’s soldiers.

A photo of autonomous vehicles
Media Release
6 July 2017
The first $50 million Defence Cooperative Research Centre is announced by the Minister for Defence Industry, the Hon Christopher Pyne MP.
A picture of new DST chiefs
News
3 July 2017

Three senior appointees join the DST leadership team.

News
28 June 2017
ON Prime:Defence is designed to help research teams test and discover real world applications for their work.
19 June 2017
DST’s Trustworthy Systems team has taken out three iAwards in South Australia.
Media Release
14 June 2017

Minister for Defence, Senator the Hon Marise Payne, congratulates Defence scientist Darryn Smart on winning the prestigious Clunies Ross Award.

Dr Alex Zelinsky has been made an Officer in the Order of Australia (AO) in the 2017 Queen's birthday honours.
News
12 June 2017
Dr Alex Zelinsky has been made an Officer in the Order of Australia (AO) in the 2017 Queen's birthday honours.
A VIRSuite generated scene for air-to-air missile testing with an aircraft dispensing flares in front of a cloud background. Shawn Garner, pictured inset.
News
1 June 2017
VIRSuite is a real-time scene generation software designed by DST for the analysis, evaluation and development of electro-optical systems in a range of complex scenarios and environments.

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